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Topic: June 28

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SIBU: Ta Ann Group’s Raplex forest management unit (FMU) has been awarded the forest management certification under the Malaysia Timber Certification Scheme–Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Starting tomorrow, proprietary day traders will be allowed to deal in both securities and derivatives on Bursa Malaysia based on their business model, activities and risks.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 6): PRG Holdings Bhd's 54.19%-owned subsidiary Furniweb Holdings Ltd has issued a profit warning to its shareholders and potential investors that it expects to record a net loss of R...
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Kuo is escorted from the court after pleading guilty to the two charges.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 5): CIMB Investment Bank Bhd said today joint offerors for the planned unconditional voluntary takeover of Tasek Corp Bhd have raised their offer for the remaining ordinary and prefe...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 2): Putrajaya has gazetted an order to begin the implementation of the controversial departure levy for departing air travellers on Sept 1, with rates ranging from RM8 to as much as ...
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Malaysia appears to be in a Catch-22 predicament regarding controversial Muslim preacher Zakir Naik, according to Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): Minority shareholders of Leweko Resources Bhd have been advised to accept the takeover offer by Rengit Capital Sdn Bhd for the rest of the shares in the Ipoh-based timber compa...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Rengit Capital Sdn Bhd's takeover offer for Leweko Resources Bhd at 18 sen a share is not fair but reasonable, independent adviser UOB Kay Hian Securities (M) Sdn Bhd said on Monday.
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BEIJING, July 29 — Chinese state media said on Sunday the United States has shipped several million tonnes of soybeans to China since the two countries’ leaders met in June, although US government...
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MSM Malaysia Holdings Bhd (code: 5202) is picking up some bullish momentum after rising off its historical lows in Friday trade.
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KUANTAN, Malaysia: Australia’s Lynas Corp is confident its licence to run an US$800 million (RM3.2 billion) rare earths processing plant in Malaysia will be renewed by authorities before a Sept 2 de...
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KUANTAN: Australia’s Lynas Corp is confident its licence to run a US$800 million (RM3.3 billion) rare earths processing plant in Malaysia will be renewed by authorities before a Sept 2 deadline expi...
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KUANTAN (July 25): Australia's Lynas Corp is confident its licence to run an US$800 million rare earths processing plant in Malaysia will be renewed by authorities before a Sept 2 deadline expires, a ...
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Australia's Lynas Corp is confident its licence to run an US$800 million (RM3.29 billion) rare earths processing plant in Malaysia will be renewed by authorities before a Sept 2 deadline expires, a to...
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COMMENT | The board of directors of Koperasi Jayadiri Sdn Bhd (Kojadi) held a board meeting on July 17, 2019 to hear and consider both verbal and written explanations given by Ng Peng Hay in regard to...
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Notable filings BETWEEN July 1 and 5, notable shareholding changes in companies listed on Bursa Malaysia included that at beleaguered flight training school operator APFT Bhd.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 ― Bank Negara Malaysia's (BNM) international reserves increased to US$103.3 billion (US$425.19) as at July 15, 2019 from US$102.7 billion as at June 28, 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia's international reserves rose by US$600mil to US$103.3bil as at July 15, 2019 from two weeks prior.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) amounted to US$103.3 billion as at July 15 this year, up 0.6% from US$102.7 billion as at June 28, the central bank sai...
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SINGAPORE, July 22 — Just before he could be charged in court in 1999 for molesting five Secondary One boys, Chan Cheng ran away to Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): The approval rating for Malaysia’s Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad rose to the highest since September, the Malaysian Insight news website reported, citing pollster Me...
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In the last decade, young voters have been credited with the rise of Pakatan Harapan, and its predecessor Pakatan Rakyat, culminating in the coalition sweeping into power in the 2018 general election.
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IPOH-based pre-cast concrete manufacturer Leweko Resources Bhd saw 162.47 million shares, or a 50.47% stake, change hands on June 28.
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PETALING JAYA: Members of PPBM’s Supreme Council have questioned a survey by a Selangor government think tank claiming that the majority of people do not want Dr Mahathir Mohamad to remain as prime ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two human rights activists have asked for the Special Branch (SB) to be restructured and for some of its officers to be sacked for intimidation.
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An opinion survey conducted by Selangor government think tank Institut Darul Ehsan (IDE) saw 75 percent of respondents believing that Dr Mahathir Mohamad should not stay on as prime minister past two ...
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PETALING JAYA: The majority of Malaysians believe that Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad should not hold the premiership for more than two years, according to a think tank's survey.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 — Malaysian youths are mature enough to pick and vote for the country's leaders, the prime minister said today urging lawmakers from both sides of the aisle to vote for a const...
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NOTHING can be more distressing for local investors than Bursa Malaysia being labelled one of the world’s worst major stock markets and described as “really, really boring” (Bloomberg, April 16,...
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PETALING JAYA: Foreign students must have either their passports or iKad with them or risk being detain­ed, says Immigration Department director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud (pic).
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Liew (seated, centre) with the leaders of the Chinese chambers of commerce in the meeting.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): A US student at the University of Delaware, Amelia SanFilippo, found out the hard way that you will pay a heavy price if you do not return a rented textbook to Amazon.com Inc o...
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HONG KONG: Distressed Singapore water and power company Hyflux Ltd. is “progressing towards a deal” with United Arab Emirates-based utility Utico FZC.
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Amazon.com Inc tells customers that renting textbooks instead of buying them can save up to 80% off the purchase price: “Get your textbooks delivered to your door and save both time and money.”
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): UWC Bhd's share price rose as much as 10 sen or 7% to RM1.50 so far today on continued demand for the stock after the company's listing yesterday on the Main Market of Bursa Ma...
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KOTA BARU: The Kelantan government’s decision to withdraw its lawsuit against the Federal government and Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) over oil royalty claims shows the spirit of federalism b...
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KOTA BHARU (July 9): The Kelantan government's decision to withdraw its lawsuit against the Federal government and Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) over oil royalty claims shows the spirit of fede...
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The Kelantan government's decision to withdraw its lawsuit against the Federal government and Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) over oil royalty claims shows the spirit of federalism between the st...
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PUNCAK ALAM (July 9): The Bridge of Dreams at Eco World Development Group Bhd’s (EcoWorld) township Eco Grandeur in Puncak Alam, Selangor is now ready to welcome the township’s first residents.
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KOTA BARU, July 9 — The Kelantan government’s decision to withdraw its lawsuit against the federal government and Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) over oil royalty claims shows the spirit of f...
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A week after a woman was wanted by police for posting a video of herself licking ice cream and putting it back on the supermarket shelf in Texas, another man has been arrested for doing the same, an act which US police say is illegal.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian equity market was among the worst-performing markets in the first half of 2019 (1H19) judging by the downward trend of the FBM KLCI.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — The Inspector-General of Police has vowed swift action to get to the bottom of an incident where two activists were allegedly intimidated by a Special Branch (SB) officer.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector-General of Police Abdul Hamid Bador has promised to look into allegations of police intimidation against two youth activists, saying that he will not tolerate such things.
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Special Branch chief Mohamed Farid Abu Hassan has said he will investigate allegations that one of his officers had attempted to intimidate activists in support of Hong Kong’s anti-extradition to Ch...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — Bukit Aman’s Special Branch (SB) chief Commissioner Datuk Mohamed Farid Abu Hassan pledged yesterday to act swiftly after two activists alleged intimidation by one of his of...
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I REFER to the letter “Unfortunate victim of motor policy” by Stamina Yeoh (The Star, June 28) and would like to offer my perspective on this aspect of motor insurance.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara’s international reserves rose US$100mil to US$102.7bil as at June 28 from two weeks prior.
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July 30 will be a public holiday in conjunction with the coronation of Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah as the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
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AFTER a rocky first half, investors now find themselves hoping that the second half will see Malaysian equities play catch-up to their regional peers.
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KUCHING: The St Joseph’s School Band has picked up another international accolade with a second ­place finish at the European Open Championship in Germany.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 5): The closing time and date for acceptance of the unconditional voluntary takeover offer from HL Cement (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (HLCSB) and Ridge Star Ltd (RSL) to Tasek Corp Bhd’s (...
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KUCHING: Sarawak will observe July 30 as a public holiday in conjunction with the coronation of Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah.
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Lufkin police department in the United States is looking for a woman in a viral video who licked an ice cream product in a supermarket before placing it back on the shelf.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara’s international reserves rose US$100mil to US$102.7bil as at June 28, 2019, from two weeks prior.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 5): The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) amounted to US$102.7 billion as at June 28, 2019, the central bank said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 5): Ringgit is poised to halt two weeks of gains as volatile crude prices and renewed bids for the dollar damp demand for Malaysian assets.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 5): Shares in KNM Group Bhd appreciated as much as 5% in active trading this morning following news on its latest contract win worth RM36.14 million.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of KNM Group Bhd rose 6.6% in early trade Friday on the heels of its new RM36mil contract in Egypt.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): KNM Group Bhd has bagged an air cooler heat exchangers contract worth €7.754 million, equivalent to about RM36.14 million, from Technip Italy SpA. In a stock exchange filing, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): An individual by the name of Soh Tong Hwa has emerged as a substantial shareholder in Kelington Group Bhd, after he acquired a 20% stake in Kelington's largest shareholder Palac...
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KAJANG: A 35-year-old man is currently being sought by the police to assist them in an investigation into an online gambling centre.
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Controversial Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik will be embarking on a tour of Kelantan next month amid an extradition request from India.
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The Youth Societies and Youth Development (Amendment) Bill 2019) which, among others, seeks to lower the defining age limit for youth from 40 to 30 was approved by the Dewan Rakyat yesterday.
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STAR EXCLUSIVE: PETALING JAYA: I was a victim of the police, claims a young foreigner studying in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Youth Societies and Youth Development (Amendment) Bill 2019) which, among others, seeks to lower the defining age limit for youth from 40 to 30 was approved by the Dewan Rakyat yeste...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Youth Societies and Youth Development (Amendment) Bill 2019) which, among others, seeks to lower the defining age limit for youth from 40 to 30 was approved by the Dewan Rakyat today...
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PETALING JAYA: The bank account of the MCA-linked Koperasi Jayadiri Malaysia Bhd (Kojadi) has been frozen for the next 90 days by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), says the co-operative's head, Datuk Ng Peng Hay.
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PARLIAMENT | The Youth Societies and Youth Development (Amendment) Bill 2019) which, among others, seeks to lower the defining age limit for youth from 40 to 30 was approved by the Dewan Rakyat today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 3 — The Youth Societies and Youth Development (Amendment) Bill (2019) which, among others, seeks to lower the defining age limit for youth from 40 to 30 was approved by the Dewan ...
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PEKAN (Bernama): The bold actions of three individuals selling drugs openly at the house porch came to an abrupt end, after they were arrested in a raid dubbed "Ops Sarang Khas" last Sunday (June 30).
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YTL Communications Sdn Bhd has claimed that the Ministry of Education has breached its contractual obligations.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 3 — If you’re thinking of recording in the cinema even for a couple of seconds, think again.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): YTL Power International Bhd’s 60%-owned YTL Communications Sdn Bhd has claimed that the Ministry of Education as being in breach of contractual obligations.
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Abdullah giving his speech at the event.
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Abdullah giving his speech at the event.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Media Prima Bhd saw 123.02 million shares — equivalent to 11.09% of the group’s issued capital of 1.11 billion shares — crossed off-market yesterday.
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KUCHING, July 3 — Internet users should listen to Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri’s speech in its entirety and not just latch onto the part where she remarked that Sarawakians want Datuk Seri Najib Razak ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 2): Media Prima Bhd saw 123.02 million shares — equivalent to 11.09% of the group's issued capital of 1.11 billion shares — crossed off-market today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 2): The government intends to implement the departure levy which will likely be in September after the Hajj season, according to deputy Finance Minister Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang Housing, Local Government, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo (pix) said today that the state government has “lost” RM3.15 million in approval fees ...
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GEORGE TOWN (July 2): Penang Housing, Local Government, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo said today that the state government has “lost” RM3.15 million in approval f...
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BATU GAJAH (Bernama): A Year Six pupil, apparently influenced by videos he saw on a mobile phone, raped a four-year-old girl cared for by his babysitter mother here thrice since May, according to the police.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A fake loan scheme has left a couple RM3,080 poorer after scammers cheated them into paying various “fees” to approve their application.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 2): Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd has announced the sale of a second apartment unit in Jakarta to help fund its voluntary separation scheme (VSS). The Practice Note 17 (PN17) status ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 2): The Health Ministry has ordered the Starfresh and Water Funs bottled drinking water to be taken off the shelves after they were found to be contaminated by Pseudomonas aeruginos...
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Dutch cyclists will from July 1 face a €95 (RM445) fine for holding a mobile phone while riding their bike, in a bid to cut a growing number of accidents.
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Extravagantly illustrated GRIS won both Best Art and overall Best Game at the Brazil Independent Game Festival over the weekend.
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ONCE again, disturbing news appeared: A 16-year-old boy claimed he had been sodomised by his father for six years (“Boy lodges sodomy report against dad”, The Star, June 28; online at bit.ly/star_...
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THERE are 47,000 employees in Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) worldwide, with nine top-level management staff. As with all companies, the movement of its workers is part of its operations and wouldn’t even be a news item unless it involves the group chief executive officer (CEO).
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry has ordered the Starfresh and Water Funs bottled drinking water to be taken off the shelves after they were found to be contaminated by Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteri...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The health ministry has ordered Starfresh and Water Funs brands of bottled drinking water to be taken off the shelves after they were found to be contaminated by Pseudomonas aeruginosa b...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry has ordered the Starfresh and Water Funs bottled drinking water to be taken off the shelves after they were found to be contaminated by Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteri...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): The Health Ministry has ordered the Starfresh and Water Funs bottled drinking water to be taken off the shelves after they were found to be contaminated by Pseudomonas aeruginos...
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Alphabet Inc’s Google on June 28 announced a new subsea cable dubbed "Equiano" that will connect Africa with Europe, as it boosts its cloud computing infrastructure.
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JOHOR BARU (Bernama): Allegations that the Segamat Hospital was now a "cradle of death" for newborn babies are totally baseless and generalised, the Johor State Health Department says.
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KUCHING, July 1 — Sarawak is set to export strawberries and other types of vegetables to Japan and some other states in the country following the signing of a collaboration agreement between Borneo ...
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KAJANG: Police raids on the same day successfully brought down an illegal online gambling den as well as a liquor stall found to have been selling illicit alcohol.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd has announced the sale of a second apartment unit in Jakarta to help fund its voluntary separation scheme (VSS). The Practice Note 17 (PN17) status ...